SMC is pleased to announce that several members were recognized as finalists and winners at the Pittsburgh Business Times Manufacturer of the Year Award dinner on December 5, 2013.
Creekside Springs, LLC
After purchasing its first bottling facility in 2003, Creekside began renovations of that facility, purchased the assets of an insolvent Ohio company, and is in the process of renovating a third manufacturing facility. The company is currently capable of bottling in excess of 25 million gallons of water annually and is one of the only facilities to blow mold its own gallon containers. Creekside Springs LLC joined SMC in March 2004
Penn United Technologies, Inc.
Since its founding in 1971, Penn United Technologies has strived to be a better place to work, giving employees a stake ownership plan. The company’s growth strategy lies in listening to and understanding the needs of its customers, and always searching for new opportunities. They have been a member of SMC since December 2010.
Since the company introduced their 3DBodyView scanner in August 2012, it has grown from two full-time employees to 10. Additionally, all of the company’s products are produced in house, which gives them a competitive advantage and is a key to strategic growth. They have been an SMC member since August 2008.
In addition to the three winning companies names above, recognition was given to SMC member finalists:
Ace Wire Spring & Form Company
DNP IMS America Corporation
Du-Co Ceramics Company
Giffin Interior & Fixture, Inc.
Neuro Kinetics, Inc.
To see photos of the event and read more about the winning companies, read The Business Times special section in the Weekly Edition of Dec. 6, 2013, or visit online at http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2013/12/06/manufacturer-of-the-year-special.html
Congratulations to all of these businesses!